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The Art & Science of Hotel Valuation in an Economic Downturn

In this article we demonstrate how distressed values are at least 15-20% lower than Market Values. Hence, the importance of making sure that the value doesn’t penalise the medium-term performance of the asset by assuming distressed market conditions.

Europe: Refinancing a hotel in today's restricted debt markets

HVS Hodges Ward Elliott reviewed and analysed the prospects for hotel refinancing in the current environment following a survey conducted amongst the hotel teams of a number of leading European banks.

Doha, Qatar, A Tale of Caution and Optimism

This article sets forth an insight into economic developments, tourism investments and the characteristics of the hotel market in Doha.

Building a Case for the Future: Determining if Now is the Right Time to Buy

HVS Hodges Ward Elliott has analyzed the major fundamentals of the hotel industry and current trends in other sectors of commercial real estate to determine how investors can capitalize on the current market.

The Recession's Effects on Seattle's Hotel Industry

The Emerald City, in recent years thought to be recession-proof, has lost a bit of luster in the national economic downturn.

Finding A Way Out

Steve Rushmore's Monthly article in Lodging Hospitality

Canadian Lodging Outlook June 2009

Recession and the Canadian Hotel Industry - How Bad is RevPAR?

Transformation Needs for the Lodging Industry in Hampton, Virginia

Research shows that the recession has disproportionately affected occupancy at the older hotels in the Hampton market. With several large-scale developments promising to change the makeup of demand, a need for newer hotels is evident.